Church of the Mountains UMC Vision Statement
“A Community of Faith Celebrating the Unconditional Love of God and Practicing the Unconditional Love Toward Neighbor.”

Church of the Mountains, UMC recognizes that we are a diverse community of faith, who believe in the love of God for all people. We recognize that all people are of sacred worth, created in the image of God.



The Truckee ~ North Tahoe Emergency Warming Center has started for it’s 5th season, your support is needed! February 5, 2020.

For more information on the history of this Grassroots Community effort click the links below:
Sign Up Here for monthly updates & ways to help
Season Impact 2019 Community.pdf
EWC February 5, 2020 Newsletter
Sierra Sun Warming Center Article November 22, 2019

Prayer Net: Prayer works!
Learn more about the science of prayer and the Church of the Mountains “Prayer-Net” Prayer Works! If you have prayers you would like us to lift up to God pleasesubmit a Prayer Request.

Kids Can: We need your CRV recyclables each week! We are collecting the recycling to partner with TLPC (Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian Church) to send life and hope for the children of Tanzania and Zimbabwe. You can bring these donations any time and leave on the poarch of the Gethsemane House. Email Cathie at: with any questions.

Other Needs for our homeless & under-sheltered “neighbors”: We also have people every week who come into the church or Food Resource Support Center in need of: Gloves, Hats, Coats, Warm clothing layers, Tarps, Tents, Sleeping Bags, Peanut Butter, Canned Meats, Protein Snacks. All of these items can be left in the plastic bins downstairs or you can email to make other arrangements to drop off items

United For Action: This is a community group of faith communities & non-profits in the Tahoe Truckee area. We meet monthly with the goal to support on another to take care of the basic needs of our community members. This group was the force behind the Emergency Warming Center that is run from our church space. To be part of this group or find out how you can support this effort email:

On the months there are 5 weeks we serve on Tuesday from 9-Noon to serve breakfast and be present so that people can take a hot shower, connect to basic necessities use the laundry or have a warm, loving place to gather. We serve on Thursday 10-2pm providing a hot lunch and access to the other services.

Next dates:

April 28th & 30th
July 28th & 30
October 27th & 29

To help contact Cathie Foley or Sandy Butler via email:

November – December 2020 ~ People Served

* 158 Meals

* 123 Showers

* 94 Laundry

* 93 Clothing

* 37 Counseling